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|Genre/Form:||Early works to 1800|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., c2008
|Named Person:||Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Galileo Galilei; Maurice A Finocchiaro
|ISBN:||9780872209374 0872209377 9780872209381 0872209385|
|Notes:||Translated from the Italian.|
|Description:||ix, 380 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||The sidereal messenger (1610) --
From Discourse on bodies in water (1612) --
From History and demonstrations concerning sunspots (1613) --
Letters on Copernicanism and scripture (1613-15) --
Reply to Cardinal Bellarmine (1615) --
From the earlier trial-documents (1615-16) --
From The assayer (1623) --
From Dialogue on the two chief world systems (1632) --
From the later trial-documents (1632-33) --
From Two new sciences (1638).
|Responsibility:||Galileo Galilei ; edited and translated by Maurice A. Finocchiaro.|
Spanning Galileo's career, this title presents an annotated translation of Galileo's important writings as judged by their historical impact from the 17th century to the present. It provides those writings that bear closely on key developments in physics, astronomy, epistemology, and scientific methodology, and those relevant to general culture.
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